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insensible

 [in-sen´sĭ-b'l]
1. devoid of sensibility or consciousness.
2. not perceptible to the senses.

in·sen·si·ble

(in-sen'si-bĕl),
1. Synonym(s): unconscious
2. Not appreciable by the senses.
[L. insensibilis, fr. in, neg. + sentio, pp. sensus, to feel]

insensible

/in·sen·si·ble/ (-sen´sĭ-b'l)
1. devoid of sensibility or consciousness.
2. not perceptible to the senses.

insensible

[insen′sibəl]
Etymology: L, in + sentire, to feel
1 pertaining to a person who is unconscious for any reason.
2 pertaining to a person who is apathetic or deprived of normal sense perceptions.

in·sen·si·ble

(in-sen'si-bĕl)
1. Synonym(s): unconscious.
2. Not appreciable by the senses.

insensible

Lacking the power of feeling. Unconscious.

in·sen·si·ble

(in-sen'si-bĕl)
1. Synonym(s): unconscious.
2. Not appreciable by the senses.

insensible

1. devoid of sensibility or consciousness.
2. not perceptible to the senses.

insensible sweating
water lost by evaporation from the skin without the skin or hair becoming obviously wet.
References in classic literature ?
Sank insensible into your arms," repeated the captain, absorbing his new information.
But the chance will be infinitely small of any record having been preserved of such slow, varying, and insensible changes.
Being a person utterly insensible to the social figure he cut, he remained in this posture, but turned a bright round face up at the company, presenting the appearance of a quadruped with a very comic human head.
When Maggie reached home that evening, in obedience to her father's call, he was no longer insensible.
Besides, it is a very sensitive job to turn insensible attributes into meaningful features.
beaucoup moins que] On ne peut pas etre insensible aux malheurs des autres.
Not only that, but they seem completely insensible to the basic mission of academic institutions, which is to foster, as the University of Washington - where two of the academics who signed this letter teach - mission statement says, "an environment for objectivity and imaginative inquiry and for the original scholarship and research that ensure the production of new knowledge in the free exchange of facts, theories and ideas".
A contemporary report said:"The crowd upon the Quayside and Sandhill was mown down as if by a discharge of artillery, many being rendered insensible by the shock, others temporarily suffocated by the vapour, and many more wounded by flying debris.
He said that after Attock, the incident of becoming female students insensible due to anti-dengue spray in a school of Jhelum is highly shocking and intolerable.
A charge he attempted to render her insensible, unconscious or incapable of resistance by choking her on August 1 was withdrawn by a solicitor for the Public Prosecution Service.
All rulings are insensible," said Halem Henish, a lawyer involved in several terrorism cases.
However, Zaev was reportedly told not to insist on his insensible ultimatums bearing in mind that the election process was assessed as good and that to the EU Nikola Gruevski is a prime minister with full legitimacy.